Dianthus Chili

Early Birdô Series

Pinks, Carnations

$14.95 ea. (3+ discount) $14.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2021

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Plant Code: DICH

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This spicy little number flaunts ruffled flowers two weeks before other Dianthus! Flirty toasty- coral-pink fragrant flowers are striking against its gray-green foliage. Its compact habit and spicy clove scent warrant a top-notch location where it can be enjoyed for its vibrant color and aroma. Fill your bud vases summer to fall.

Dianthus, the ultimate cottage flower, is a versatile perennial at home in mixed borders, containers, butterfly, heirloom and cutting gardens. Dianthus Chili is a welcome pop of color in fresh bouquets.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 6-8"
Spacing: Plant 8-10" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Pink
Accent: Pink
Patent: PP24,363
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Edgers
  • Evergreen
  • Fragrant
  • Long-Blooming

Dianthus General Information

Foliage remains evergreen in all but the coldest winters. Dianthus are garden classics, appearing in many shapes and colors, most with blue/green or blue frosted quill-like foliage. Long blooming, perfect for small bouquets-most are fragrant. A cottage garden is not complete without several Dianthus. All are heat tolerant and low maintenance beauties. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Dianthus Plant Care

Shear off old flowering stems and approximately 1/3 of the foliage after blooming. Foliage will quickly recover and look nice, even into winter. Prefers loose and sandy alkaline soils. Can be divided in spring every 2-3 years.